Report 12 (Published on: 28/03/2014)

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No.
Ref.
Notifying country Product
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Risk Measures adopted by
notifying country
Products were found and measures were taken also in:

France

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: High chair

Brand: Préma Distribution

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: HC580 Cappucino

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 54000000 - Baby Care

Description: High chair with tray.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

A child's fingers could be crushed as a result of the faulty locking mechanism. Moreover, the product is not sufficiently stable; it may tip backwards and cause the child to fall.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14988.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

France

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Pushchair

Brand: Préma Distribution

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: T598 Cappucino

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 54000000 - Baby Care

Description: Pushchair with safety guard and hood.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries to children because: - the braking system is not activating simultaneously on the two rear wheels; - the wheels may easily break; - the restraining system is not safe and the child may fall.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 1888.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s bolero

Brand: RNS Ronis

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children’s bolero intended for small children up to 7 years of age and older children and adolescents up to 14 years of age. It is made of knitted fabrics in light grey and purple colours with long sleeves. It has been supplied with functional cords in the neck area – a ribbon that is 12 mm wide with free ends whose length is 370-390 mm. Textile labels attached.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Strangulation

The product poses a risk of strangulation for children due to the presence of cords in the area of the neck. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' skirt

Brand: WANEX

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: W71 ET 2-827

Batch number/Barcode: 8001234586621

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Girls' skirt, in various colours with a front pocket on the right and a printed pattern with the inscription “Wnx girl”. There are drawstrings in the waist area and a decorative string of fabric at the side with a metal ring for adjusting the length of the skirt.

Country of origin: Turkey

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because of the presence of non-fixed cords in the waist area. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

Compulsory measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls' denim trousers

Brand: Pinklay

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Girls' denim trousers, dark blue with two pockets on the front with the pattern of a cat sewn on the left leg and embroidered inscriptions 'UN PETIT VOYAGE, love city, the best day'. The trousers have a functional cord with free ends intended to be tied in the waist area.

Country of origin: Turkey

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because of the presence of non-fixed drawstrings in the waist area. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

Compulsory measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

Poland

Category: Pyrotechnic articles

Product: Fireworks

Brand: Goliat

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: MWC0017-10

Batch number/Barcode: 5901940733582

OECD Portal Category: 62000000 - Stationery / Office Machinery / Occasion Supplies

Description: Battery of 12 shot tubes; a pyrotechnic article with one ignition point.

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Injuries

Due to insufficient accidental ignition protection, the hazard of accidental explosion exists and, as a result, the user may be seriously injured or burnt. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Poland

Category: Pyrotechnic articles

Product: Fireworks Battery of 49 shot tubes

Brand: Goliat

Name: ROCK OUT

Type/number of model: JH0849-3

Batch number/Barcode: 5901940733629

OECD Portal Category: 62000000 - Stationery / Office Machinery / Occasion Supplies

Description: Battery of 49 shot tubes; a pyrotechnic article with one ignition point.

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Injuries

Due to insufficient accidental ignition protection, the hazard of accidental explosion exists and, as a result, the user may be seriously injured or burnt. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Poland

Category: Pyrotechnic articles

Product: Fireworks

Brand: Goliat

Name: BATTLE

Type/number of model: JH1013

Batch number/Barcode: 5901940733599

OECD Portal Category: 62000000 - Stationery / Office Machinery / Occasion Supplies

Description: The product is a battery of shot tubes; a pyrotechnic article with one ignition point.

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Injuries

Due to insufficient accidental ignition protection, the hazard of accidental explosion exists and, as a result, the user may be seriously injured or burnt. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Poland

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Unknown

Name: Butterfly Fairy

Type/number of model: NO.8811

Batch number/Barcode: 5907670606196

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: A plastic fairy doll with pink hair and red butterfly-like wings. The toy is packed in a colourful cardboard display box.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

Excessive presence of di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in the plastic material of the doll's head (25,6 % by mass). According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in toys or childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Finland

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Pocket- lamp with a battery charger

Brand: MR-tuote

Name: Ladattava LED taskulamppu

Type/number of model: Pocket lamp: MR1591,
Battery charger:SK01G-0500100V

Batch number/Barcode: 6430032153681

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Battery-powered pocket lamp supplied with a battery charger. Sold in a black-brown transparent cardboard package. Technical specifications:DS-3W, Input: AC 100-240V, 0,2A Max., Output: 5VDC, 1A, class II.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The battery charger supplied with the battery-powered pocket lamp poses a risk of electric shock because the insulation is not sufficient and the clearance /creepage distances between the primary and secondary circuits are not sufficient.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users  

 

Italy

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Hairdryer

Brand: Surker

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: RCY-12

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 53000000 - Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene

Description: Grey and black hairdryer supplied in a cardboard box.

Country of origin: China

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Burns

The product may quickly overheat and, as a consequence, it can easily open at the side leaving the hot resistors accessible to users.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60335 and EN 62233.

Compulsory measures: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures  

 

France

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Table lamp

Brand: Magic Light

Name: Magic Table Lamp

Type/number of model: Transformer: HTT-24V1A,
Model (Lamp): MTL,
Item (Lamp): 3461018, 3461100, 3461101, 3461102, 3461103, 3461104, 3461128

Batch number/Barcode: Barcodes (Lamp): 3294421739640, 3294421734560, 3294421734577, 3294421734584, 3294421734591, 3294421734607, 3294421757415

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Bedside light with electric cable connected to a transformer plug. The light is 20 cm tall and the lamp cover has figures of well-known cartoon characters. Transformer voltage: PRI: 220-240V, AC SEC: 24 V AC; lamp voltage: 24 V AC.

Country of origin: China

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Burns

The lamp is attractive to children and the lamp cover can easily break, leaving hot surfaces accessible which could cause burns to children.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users  

 

Finland

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Portable LED lamp

Brand: Unknown

Name: LED, ladattava, 3-in-1 polkupyörän valaisin ('Rechargable LED bicycle lamp)

Type/number of model: Battery charger:MTLC-0840-1000

Batch number/Barcode: 6438114684153

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Battery-powered portable lamp supplied with a LI-ION battery charger. Sold in a black-yellow cardboard box. Technical specifications: DS, 100-240V/8.4V, class II/III, IP20.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The battery charger supplied with the lamp poses a risk of electric shock because the insulation and the clearance /creepage distances between the primary and secondary circuits are not sufficient. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standards EN 60598-1 and EN 60598-2.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users  

 

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic dolls

Brand: Unknown

Name: Happy Girl

Type/number of model: Ref. 3023

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: A boy and girl doll in wedding outfits. The product is supplied in a cardboard box with a transparent front part.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the heads of the two dolls both contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) above the permitted levels (measured values: 25.5% and 24.7% by weight). Furthermore, a chemical risk can occur if the child swallows the button batteries, which can be easily accessed.

The product does not comply with REACH Regulation, with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Unknown

Name: My Baby - Fashion Girl

Type/number of model: Ref. 802C

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic doll with long, red hair. The product is supplied in cardboard boxes with various inscriptions such as "Happy Every Day". The front of the box is transparent.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) above the permitted levels (measured value: 25.6% by weight). Furthermore, a chemical risk can occur if the child swallows the button batteries, which can be easily accessed.

The product does not comply with REACH Regulation, with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 62115.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Toys 4 Less P299

Name: Beauty Children Baby

Type/number of model: Ref. 8122B

Batch number/Barcode: 2000046636896

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Plastic doll with accessories. The product is supplied in cardboard boxes with a transparent part.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the head of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) above the permitted levels (measured value: 29.8% by weight). Furthermore, a chemical risk can occur if the child swallows the button batteries, which can be easily accessed.

The product does not comply with REACH Regulation, with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 62115.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

Germany

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Ladies' wig

Brand: Bergmann Cityline

Name: Cannes

Type/number of model: Wig Cannes Colour 33R/35H

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Ladies’ wig, dark-brown hair with reddish streaks, hair length approx. 15 cm; cap (net) to which the hair is fixed consists of various medium to dark brown textile and tissue components.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains azo dyes releasing 4-aminoazobenzene above the permitted level (measured value: 250 mg/kg). The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

France  

Croatia

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: LED spotlight kit

Brand: Ir-Luks

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: DK3ELC 212N NM GU10

Batch number/Barcode: 3856005448517

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: LED spotlight kit with three GU10 LED spotlights, sold in a red-brown and transparent package. Technical specifications: -230V, 50/60V, IP 20, LED 3X1W -LED: 85V - 230V 3W 6000 K

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

Due to a defect, live parts of the product may be easily accessible: high-voltage parts may be touched, thus causing an electric shock.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Spain

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Devil mask

Brand: Smiffy's

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Art. 97023,
Ref. 161276

Batch number/Barcode: 5020570970232

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Red and black latex devil mask supplied in a transparent plastic bag.

Country of origin: China

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Burns

The product poses a risk of burns: if exposed to a flame the mask burns too fast.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

France,
Denmark  

France

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic bathtub and accessories

Brand: SIMBA

Name: New Born Baby Baignoire + dinette

Type/number of model: 10 556 5655

Batch number/Barcode: 4 006592 556556

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Bathtub and accessories for dolls (tea set,duck,boat etc.) in coloured plastic.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The plastic spoon can break and small parts can easily be swallowed by small children. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users,
Destruction of the product  

Belgium,
Norway,
Finland,
Spain,
Sweden  

France

Category: Toys

Product: Soft toy

Brand: Windel

Name: Light and Sound

Type/number of model: Item 10020 L: 0201808 (edible part)

Batch number/Barcode: EAN 4006613000204

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Singing, plush teddy bear with a red plastic nose, holding a small transparent bag filled with chocolates. (Label mentions that chocolates are best before 30.06.2014).

Country of origin: Germany

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Choking,
Burns

The plastic casing of the singing device might give way allowing access to small parts. Children may put the small parts in their mouth and swallow them, which could pose a risk of choking.

In addition, the stitching of the product is not sufficiently resistant: fibrous filling material could be easily accessible and cause small children to choke if put in the mouth.

A short circuit may also occur and the surfaces of the battery compartment can become too hot during use, posing a risk of burns.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the the Low Voltage Directive as well as with the relevant European standards EN 71-1 and EN 62115.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users,
Destruction of the product  

 

Slovenia

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Phone USB charger

Brand: Moby Style

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: 3830051540012

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Mobile phone USB charger.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock,
Fire

The charger poses a serious risk of electric shock and fire because there is insufficient electrical insulation between the primary circuit connected to the mains and the secondary circuit that can be touched.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and European standard EN 60950.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 

Finland

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Eyelash enhancer

Brand: FEG

Name: Eyelash enhancer

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Batch No 20131109

OECD Portal Category: 53000000 - Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene

Description: Eyelash enhancer (in a 3 ml bottle) packed in a cardboard box including instructions inside.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product contains benzalkonium chloride in concentartion exceeding the permissible limit (value according to the declaration on the product: 10%.) Benzalkonium chloride is a skin and ocular irritant at concentrations greater than 0.1%. The product does not comply with the Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 on cosmetic products.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Toy pushchair

Brand: Xin Yuan Da

Name: Doll carrier

Type/number of model: No.:103881B

Batch number/Barcode: 8013512090812

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Small pushchair for dolls in pink and purple tartan fabric.The product is packaged in carton box.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The pushchair collapses easily, with consequent risk of injury due to entrapment, mainly of fingers, between moving parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toys Safety Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

France

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Portable lamp

Brand: Unknown

Name: Neon 8W

Type/number of model: Ref. n°: 446 388

Batch number/Barcode: 3501364463885

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Tubular portable lamp with a metal hook at one end.

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

These products pose a risk of electric shock due to insufficient insulation between the conductive parts and the metal hook. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users,
Destruction of the product  

 

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Toy pushchair for dolls

Brand: Anne - FeiLi

Name: Lovely Baby

Type/number of model: FL730

Batch number/Barcode: 7100201110324

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Small pushchair for dolls, supplied in a plastic bag with a cardboard label on top.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The product may easily collapse if loaded. As a consequence, a child's finger could be crushed in the folding mechanism.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Cyprus

Category: Toys

Product: Toy ironing board

Brand: Unknown

Name: Lovely - Baby barrow

Type/number of model: No.3388

Batch number/Barcode: 7100201104019

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Small children's ironing board covered in pink and white checked fabric .The product is packaged in a transparent plastic bag.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The product might collapse easily and the child may fall and hit the ground when using the product. The child's fingers could also be entrapped and crushed. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

France

Category: Lighting equipment

Product: Wall-mounted lamp

Brand: Cristalmer

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Ref. n°: P160 (Nominal values: 250 V – 25 W – Class 1 – IP20)

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Polished, varnished brass, wall-mounted lamp, dimensions of packaging: H-14 cm; L -16 cm (depth: 8.5 cm).

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The product poses a risk of electric shock because of defective earthing. The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and the relevant European standard EN 60598.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users  

 

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Maylla

Name: Fashion Girl

Type/number of model: Ref.n°: 88104

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Doll with skates. Description of the packaging: individual cardboard boxes bearing the brand name. The front part of the box is transparent.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains 21.94 % by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). According to the REACH Regulation, phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited when the toy or the childcare article can be placed in the mouth by children.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll

Brand: Jun Sheng Toys

Name: Mermaid Beautiful Legend

Type/number of model: Ref K970-5

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Mermaid doll with a seahorse. The product is packed in individual cardboard boxes bearing the brand name. The front is transparent.The back bears a label with information on the importer and the manufacturer, the CE marking and the reference number.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains more than 30% by weight of bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in toys or childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

France

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Babies' shoes

Brand: KID

Name: Valentin marine

Type/number of model: Navy blue shoes, ref. VALENTIN - S 13 Navy

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 63000000 - Footwear

Description: Low shoes with velcro strap.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains Chromium VI (measured value: 7 mg/kg). Chromium VI is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users,
Destruction of the product  

 

Sweden

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Pram/Pushchair

Brand: Baby active

Name: Elipso

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 54000000 - Baby Care

Description: Four-wheeled child conveyance of combination type. Products manufactured year 2010 to 2012 are affected.

Country of origin: Poland

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Choking,
Cuts,
Entrapment,
Injuries

Small parts from the bumper bar may detach which can cause a risk of choking. In addition, there is a risk of cuts and entrapment from the canopy and the restraint system and the chassis may break, which could cause the child to fall out and suffer injuries. The product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant European standard EN 1888.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Poland  

France

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Babies' shoes

Brand: KID

Name: Butterfly

Type/number of model: Ref. Butterfly - S 01 Brown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 63000000 - Footwear

Description: Babies' shoes with butterfly and violet rose decoration.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The products pose a chemical risk because they contain Chromium VI (measured values up to 12 mg/kg). Chromium VI is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users,
Destruction of the product  

 

France

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Babies' shoes

Brand: KID

Name: Simon

Type/number of model: ref. SIMON – S 14 coffee

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 63000000 - Footwear

Description: Maroon shoes with yellow/orange strips.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains Chromium VI (measured value: 14 mg/kg). Chromium VI is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users,
Destruction of the product  

 

Slovakia

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Hair dye

Brand: Henna

Name: 100% Prírodní barva Henna

Type/number of model: Kaštan (maroon) Date of production: 03.10.2012 / date of expiration: 03.10.2014

Batch number/Barcode: 8 594008 780054

OECD Portal Category: 53000000 - Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene

Description: Natural powder hair dye (33g), colour- maroon, packaged in red-green cardboard box.

Country of origin: Czech Republic

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Microbiological

The products pose a microbiological risk due to the excessive presence of mesophilic aerobic microorganisms.

The products do not comply with the Cosmetic Product Regulation.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Children’s trousers

Brand: CycleBand

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: CB 31459

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Children’s trousers in green colour, intended for small children. The trouser legs have elastic bands at their bottom hem; the trousers have two pockets at the front and one pocket at the back.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of not fixed drawstrings in the waist area. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Bulgaria

Category: Food-imitating products

Product: Decorative cake and fruits

Brand: Ruian Jianbo

Name: Christmas items

Type/number of model: JB-140203; QM12-500-R

Batch number/Barcode: 0417336000039

OECD Portal Category: 75000000 - Household / Office Furniture / Furnishings

Description: Decorative Christmas cake made from Styrofoam, with "snowflakes" on both sides, covered with coloured balls. Decorative flowers, attached to wire stems, imitating fruit, in red colour.

Country of origin: China

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Choking

The products pose a risk of choking as, due to their characteristic form, colour and size, they may be mistaken for foodstuff. Small parts can be easily detached from the products and this may lead children to put them in the mouth, swallow, suck or ingest them, which could entail the risk of choking. The products do not comply with the Directive 87/357/EEC on products which, appearing to be other than they are, endanger the health or safety of consumers.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Slovakia

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Hair dye

Brand: Henna

Name: 100% Prírodní barva Henna

Type/number of model: Tizian ( titian), Date of production: 18.03.2013 / date of expiration: 18.03.2015

Batch number/Barcode: 8 594008 780153

OECD Portal Category: 53000000 - Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene

Description: Natural powder hair dye (33g), colour – titian, packaged in red-green cardboard box.

Country of origin: Czech Republic

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Microbiological

The products pose a microbiological risk due to the excessive presence of mesophilic aerobic microorganisms.

The products do not comply with the Cosmetic Product Regulation.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Slovakia

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Hair dye

Brand: Henna

Name: Prírodní barva na vlasy (natural powder hair dye)

Type/number of model: Mahagon (mahogany), Date of production: 03.12.2012 / date of expiration: 03.12.2014

Batch number/Barcode: 8 594008 780078

OECD Portal Category: 53000000 - Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene

Description: Natural powder hair dye (33g) colour – mahogany, packaged in red-grey cardboard box.

Country of origin: Czech Republic

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Microbiological

The products pose a microbiological risk due to the excessive presence of mesophilic aerobic microorganisms.

The products do not comply with the Cosmetic Product Regulation.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Slovakia

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Hair dye

Brand: Khadí

Name: Herbal Hair Colour - Black

Type/number of model: Black

Batch number/Barcode: 8906020510517

OECD Portal Category: 53000000 - Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene

Description: A black herbal hair dye packaged in black-grey cardboard box.

Country of origin: India

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Microbiological

The products pose a microbiological risk due to the excessive presence of mesophilic aerobic microorganisms.

The products do not comply with the Cosmetic Product Regulation.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Slovakia

Category: Cosmetics

Product: Hair dye

Brand: Khadí

Name: Herbal Hair Colour - Light Brown

Type/number of model: Light brown

Batch number/Barcode: 8906020510524

OECD Portal Category: 53000000 - Beauty / Personal Care / Hygiene

Description: 100g of light brown herbal hair dye packaged in light brown cardboard box.

Country of origin: India

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Microbiological

The products pose a microbiological risk due to the excessive presence of mesophilic aerobic microorganisms.

The products do not comply with the Cosmetic Product Regulation.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Germany

Category: Protective equipment

Product: Gardening gloves

Brand: OK

Name: Gartenhandschuhe ('Gardening glove')

Type/number of model: NAN:1118749, FAWIS: 4256208, Sewn-on badge: … CH999/V, 0901358

Batch number/Barcode: Barcode: 4 388860 987218

OECD Portal Category: 85000000 - Safety / Protection - DIY

Description: Gardening gloves, yellow cotton, red leather.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because it contains Chromium VI (measured value: 14.7 mg/kg). Chromium VI is classified as sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive (PPE).

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Malta

Category: Communication and media equipment

Product: Camera

Brand: Canon

Name: PowerShot SX50 HS

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: The affected cameras were produced between 1 September and 15 November 2013. They have serial numbers beginning with “69”, “70” or “71” and have “1” as the sixth digit of the serial number.

OECD Portal Category: 68000000 - Audio Visual / Photography

Description: Black compact digital camera. The serial number is on the side or bottom of the camera housing.

Country of origin: Japan

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Chemical

Zinc bis may be present on the rubber surface of the viewfinder. Contact with this substance may cause an allergic skin reaction.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Greece,
Cyprus,
Iceland,
Spain  

Germany

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Trailer cycle and bicycle rack

Brand: Burley

Name: Piccolo

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Production period 2011-2013

OECD Portal Category: 71000000 - Sports Equipment

Description: Trailer cycle with tailwind rack.

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The part of the rack that connects the trailer bike to a towing bicycle can break, causing the trailer bike to disconnect and posing a risk of a fall and injury to children.

One accident reported.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Belgium  

Finland

Category: Electrical appliances and equipment

Product: Vehicle battery charger

Brand: Parallel technologies

Name: Battery charger

Type/number of model: A20022

Batch number/Barcode: 6438168070636

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Battery charger for vehicles. Sold in a grey-white-black cardboard box. Technical specifications: Input: 230V AC, 50Hz, 0.6A. Output: 12/6V DC, 1.2/2.4/4.8A. Class II

Country of origin: China

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Electric shock

The battery charger poses a risk of electric shock because the insulation is not sufficient and the clearance /creepage distances between the primary and secondary circuits are not sufficient. The user may touch part of the product that is at high voltage, receive an electric shock and be electrocuted.

The product does not comply with the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market,
Recall of the product from end users  

 

Estonia

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic toy

Brand: AM Zabawki

Name: Bajkowy swiat

Type/number of model: Cat no° 022a

Batch number/Barcode: 23072013 / 5905094770226

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: A rubber duck in a plastic boat packed in a plastic bag. The top of the bag is closed with a folded coloured card, fixed to the bag with staples.

Country of origin: Poland

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Choking,
Injuries

The toy poses a risk of choking because the sail can easily break into small parts, which a child could put into the mouth. In addition, the product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of sharp edges on the small parts.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Croatia

Category: Machinery

Product: Plastic pipe welding machine

Brand: Eral

Name: Plastic Pipe Welding Machine

Type/number of model: ER-02

Batch number/Barcode: 680126670008

OECD Portal Category: 78000000 - Electrical Supplies

Description: Plastic pipe welding machine, packaged in a blue metal case.

Country of origin: Turkey

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Burns

The user could be burned because the thermostat can fail causing the device to melt.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.

Compulsory measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Poland

Category: Pyrotechnic articles

Product: Fireworks

Brand: TRIPLEX

Name: GEMINI

Type/number of model: TXB 212

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 62000000 - Stationery / Office Machinery / Occasion Supplies

Description: A battery of 16 shot tubes.

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Damage to hearing,
Injuries

Due to the incomplete functioning of some of the units there is a risk of accidental explosion. The user may be unprepared for explosion and, as a result, may get injured or burnt. There is also a hazardous sound level that may cause damage of hearing. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Poland

Category: Pyrotechnic articles

Product: Fireworks

Brand: TRIPLEX

Name: GROM1

Type/number of model: TXP486

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 62000000 - Stationery / Office Machinery / Occasion Supplies

Description: The product is a flash banger (category 3). It is made of non-metallic case containing perchlorate/metalbased or nitrate/metal-based report composition. It has a cylindrical shape.

Country of origin: China

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Burns,
Injuries

Due to the improper duration of burning of initial fuse, there is a risk of burns and injuries, especially hazardous for hands, face and eyes. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Pyrotechnics Directive and the relevant European standard EN 15947.

Voluntary measures: Withdrawal of the product from the market  

 

Spain

Category: Toys

Product: Plastic doll with accessories

Brand: Xing Kun Toys

Name: Special girl

Type/number of model: Ref 2819

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 86000000 - Toys / Games

Description: Doll with sofa, dresses and accessories . The product is packed in individual cardboard boxes bearing the brand name.

Country of origin: China

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Chemical

The product poses a chemical risk because the plastic material contains DEHP and DBP above the permitted levels (measured values: 2.08% and 0.51%). According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while phthalates DINP, DIDP and DNOP are prohibited in toys or childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

France

Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment

Product: Baby carrier

Brand: MH France

Name: Baby Carrier

Type/number of model: BB002 ,
65-0001

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 54000000 - Baby Care

Description: Baby carrier

Country of origin: China

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Injuries

The retaining system (in particular the stitching of the chest strap) is not sufficiently resistant: if it breaks, the child may fall.

The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 13209-2.

Compulsory measures: Import rejected at border  

 

Bulgaria

Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items

Product: Girls’ denim trousers

Brand: Sealy kids

Name: Unknown

Type/number of model: Unknown

Batch number/Barcode: Unknown

OECD Portal Category: 67000000 - Clothing

Description: Girls’ denim trousers in dark blue colour, with quilted lining in pink colour. The trousers have been supplied with a textile functional cord with free ends intended to be tied in the waist area. On the front of the right trouser-leg there is an inscription „Take a photo” embroidered using a blue, pink, yellow and white thread as well as an appliquéd pattern of a sports shoe.

Country of origin: Unknown

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Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries due to the presence of functional cords in the waist area which are too long. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.

Compulsory measures: Recall of the product from end users  

 



Weekly overview report on professional products


Serious risk Disclaimer EN DE FR - Important notice for re-use of notifications EN DE FR
No.
Ref.
Notifying country Product
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Risk Measures adopted by notifying country Products were found and measures were taken also in:

Germany

Category: Motor vehicles

Product: Truck

Brand: Mitsubishi Fuso

Name: Fuso Canter TF

Type/number of model: Type: FEA01, FEB01 EC-type approval: e4*2007/46*0379*00

Type:FEA51, FEB71, FEB74, FEC71, FGB71 EC-type approval: e4*2007/46*0380*00

Batch number/Barcode: The vehicles in question were manufactured between 10.1.2013 and 25.6.2013.

OECD Portal Category: 77000000 - Automotive

Description: Mitsubishi Fuso trucks.

Country of origin: Portugal

No pictures are available

Injuries

The mounting rivet for the safety belt roll-back device may become loose and cause the retaining function to fail.

Voluntary measures: Recall of the product from end users  

Austria,
Finland  

DISCLAIMER: If not specified in the report, the risk and non-compliance refer to the risk to consumers' health and safety.

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